Many art historians consider The Thinker to be the most famous sculpture in the world. Countless media campaigns and programs have used it. The statue even played an important role in the early days of television when it was incorporated in a popular TV show called "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis."
Mayor Fischer stressed the value of Conrad’s experience in Louisville, noting that “Steve knows how to pronounce ‘Dumesnil.’” He indicated that Conrad will assume his new duties on March 19, and that interim Police Chief Ishmon Burkes will then move over into the Mayor’s Office to serve as Chief Administrative Office, replacing William Summers, who is retiring.
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When it comes to horses the University of Louisville means business.
Grab a pint and gain some education about an important environmental issue with this free screening of the documentary about Mountaintop Removal.
After more than five months commuter inconvenience and congestion—referred to by locals as “Shermageddon—the Interstate 64 bridge over the Ohio River, connecting Louisville to New Albany will definitely be reopened on Friday, as we predicted yesterday.
NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith joins the Brown-Forman team and stops by as their guest speaker for their Black History Month Celebration!
Late Thursday afternoon we received a report that both governors—Indiana’s Mitch Daniels and Kentucky’s Steve Beshear—were spotted heading for Louisville. Meanwhile, exhausted commuters and frustrated riverboat gamblers await with ‘bated breath for the paint to dry on all those yellow lines.
A curious lad, Bobby decided to pedal his bicycle the 2,052.9 ft length of the double-decked twin arch bridge, across the Ohio River, and into Indiana. In doing so, he became the first citizen to traverse the Interstate 64 bridge, named after New Albany native and former United States Senator and Supreme Court justice Sherman Minton.
A bill presented to the Kentucky State Senate could potentially legalize prescriptions for medical marijuana in the commonwealth of Kentucky.
“We’ve been debating this issue in Frankfort for more than 15 years. The citizens of our state are clamoring to have their voices heard,” Gov. Beshear said. “Two recent polls show more than 80 percent of Kentuckians want to cast a ballot on gaming. Are we going to listen to them or not?”
“It is important that government be open and accountable. We respect the Landmarks Commission and the work they do and we will continue to work with them. However, final determination should be made in an open process by the group elected and held accountable by the people of Louisville and not an appointed body,” says Yates.